D-DAY- 75 STORIES: Lieutenant James Samuel Cartwright
James scored over 150 points in one season and was given a trial with the All Blacks in 1939.Here’s a summary of one of his appearances in the local press.
HMS Boadicea was sunk and Lieutenant Cartwright was killed.
James is still remembered on a local memorial in Pleasant Point where he went to school.
Lieutenant James Samuel Cartwright is currently commemorated on the New Zealand Naval Memorial, at the Devonport Naval Base, H.M.N.Z.S. Philomel, in Auckland.
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